Raise your eyebrows and open your eyes as wide as possible. At the same time, open your mouth and stretch the muscles around your nose and chin and stick your tongue out. Hold this stretch for 5-10 seconds. OK, so you might not want to do this at the office. But when you’re by yourself . . . hey, why not? It’s …Read More »
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Since 1974, Computer Technologies Program has provided over one million hours of training and support for thousands of people with disabilities taking steps toward their career goals. We work hand-in-hand with the Department of Rehabilitation so there is no cost for our program’s participants and they have access to a wide range of support services.
The Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center has created six “know your rights” videos in American Sign Language (ASL) with English captioning. These videos, the first of their kind in the nation, provide critical legal information on a variety of employment issues in a format that’s accessible to deaf and hard of hearing workers. The video titles are: Discrimination in the Workplace …Read More »
If finding suitable housing is a concern of yours, you should know about the Housing Workshop 101 offered by the Center for Independent Living (CIL). Conducted by Housing Consultant Max Dolan, some of the topics covered include: Housing subsidy information Updated housing leads Roommate registry Project-based Section 8 listings Housing search skills Senior resources While Max specializes in housing in …Read More »
Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase, “You are what you eat.” If you think about it, it does make sense–after all, our body components are built from and maintained by the nutrients we take in. What we eat is very important to our health and well being. With this in mind, the World Institute on Disability (WID) is putting out a …Read More »
California residents who receive Supplemental Security Income, food stamps (SNAP), MediCal or other public assistance, or who meet certain income guidelines, can receive free cell phones through the federal Lifeline* program provided by Assurance Wireless. Roughly 4.6 million California households could be eligible. Those who qualify for Assurance Wireless will get a basic cell phone, plus 250 free minutes and 250 text …Read More »